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Traumatic Brain Injury – Personal Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from an external physical impact to the head, resulting in an alteration in brain function. TBI’s have been in the news over the past several years, mostly in discussions revolving around youth, recreational and professional sports injuries involving concussions. But TBIs can also occur under other circumstances, in particular…

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Colorado Springs DUI Concerns

A new court order from an El Paso County Judge says Colorado Springs Police violated a driver’s statutory rights as officers weren’t using breathalyzer tests during the pandemic — now, more than 1,000 DUI cases could be impacted, according to local defense attorneys. In March 2020, CSPD suspended alcohol breath testing when pulling people over…

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Marijuana Impairment and DUI

Now that marijuana is legal for recreational use in Colorado, how is the state measuring impairment and how does that impact you if you’re pulled over for driving with marijuana impairment? According to the state of Colorado, if a person’s ability to operate a vehicle is affected to the slightest degree by alcohol and/or drugs…

Bicycling Under the Influence

June is Bike Month throughout Colorado and is a great time to get out and cycle for transportation and fun but be cautious about Bicycling Under the Influence. We hope you’re enjoying the great weather and our wonderful local bike trails, but be aware that if you’re cycling to Colorado’s great brewpubs you can STILL…

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Can You Trust Breathalyzer Results?

The breathalyzer test is familiar to most everyone as the most common way to determine blood alcohol level and driving impairment. But while it is the most common testing method, is it the most accurate?  Can you trust Breathalyzer results? Technology is only as accurate as the equipment itself – and the people operating it…

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What are the true costs of a DUI?

Getting pulled over for DUI or DWAI is a life-altering experience that can have costs well beyond the legal process. A drunk driving conviction can impact your financial stability, your ability to obtain vehicle insurance and even your job! You MUST consider the long-term consequences and costs of a DUI case when choosing your legal…